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a constitution of everybody there was -- would you have the amendments to the constitution if mason was more cynical than adams? would you have the declaration of independence if jefferson was a cynic rather than someone -- [inaudible] would you have a constitution of medicine didn't care? all the nick of that stuff, you know? i have come to the point and i tell my law clerks, that i have been in the city doing these jobs now for half of my natural life. the only reasons to do them are the ideal things. it's always the things you believe in, the constitution of this country. i know that's not what to say in washington d.c. and you're supposed to say there's some angle, some methodology, this originalism, textualism. there are all these useless peripheral debates other than just doing our job as we can in trying to live up to our respective oaths, to make it all work. this is what we are talking about. in your book, that is what you are saying. you are saying we have the text but you also also have overhear this unwritten part. with all these things are happening over here to make it all work
's fisherman's war of last night. it happened at jefferson and mason street. he suffered nonlife-threatening injuries to his hand. it was an armed male adult who was last seen headed toward a restaurant. >>> police say two people died and three others were injured in a new year's eve shooting. it happened at the sports corner cafe. people were gathered for a fireworks show when the gun hire erupted. officials then canceled the midnight celebration. at this time police are still searching for a suspect or suspects. >>> a deadly head-on collision. four people were killed in the sent. no word yet on the age of the victims. highway 12 east of rio vista river. authorities at this time don't know when they will be able to reopen that section of the highway. we'll let you know throughout the morning. >>> it went down to the last few hours and the senate finally approved a measure on tax increases and spending cuts avoiding the fiscal cliff. the vote now goes to the house of representatives. ed payne has the story. >> reporter: at the stroke of midnight, many americans were celebrating a
to the constitution if mason was more cynical than adams? would you have the declaration of independence if jefferson was a cynic rather than someone -- [inaudible] would you have a constitution of medicine didn't care? all the nick of that stuff, you know? i have come to the point and i tell my law clerks, that i have been in the city doing these jobs now for half of my natural life. the only reasons to do them are the ideal things. it's always the things you believe in, the constitution of this country. i know that's not what to say in washington d.c. and you're supposed to say there's some angle, some methodology, this originalism, textualism. there are all these useless peripheral debates other than just doing our job as we can in trying to live up to our respective oaths, to make it all work. this is what we are talking about. in your book, that is what you are saying. you are saying we have the text but you also also have overhear this unwritten part. with all these things are happening over here to make it all work. no, that's not me. >> you mentioned both the declaration and the bill of right
fisherman's wharf at jefferson and mason. less than an hour later a 12- year-old boy and man were shot near pier 23. the boy was hit in the foot and a man got a graze wound to the hip. police say all victims suffered nonlife-threatening injuries and so far no arrests have been made. aside from those two incidents, it was clear skies and bright lights for partiers. tens of thousands rang in the new year in a safe and festive way. >> 2012 was a good year. it was awesome. the giants got a world series again. i'm a huge giants fan. >> reporter: now, some of those people staked out their spots hours before. all of them gathered along the embarcadero to watch the 15- minute 5,000 fireworks and effects show. the night went smoothly. san francisco police arrested 8 people for public intoxication and two for misdemeanor. live in of is, cate caugiran, cbs 5, live in san francisco. >>> a suspect in a double murder in sacramento is now in police custody. gunfire ran out on second street in old sacramento last night. police say before the shooting, there was an argument and then a fight. a bar patron an
problem bill of rights. george mason was one of the members of the virginia delegation. he had written the delegation state of rights for virginia in 1776 and it actually was a few months before jefferson wrote the declaration of independence and jefferson realized for inspiration and for substance on the declaration of rights and the state of virginia, and when the convention was over mason who was a member of the virginia delegation wouldn't sign the constitution. washington was infuriated. but this indicated a real problem because the constitution goes into force with the nine states ratified if you didn't have a virginia or you didn't have new york it wouldn't work. and so came about one of the great in a formal agreements in american legal history. there was an agreement on an informal agreement that if the constitution were ratified as written by the 17 eda seven convention that there would be a bill of rights. and statesman -- and there were states and in those days kept their word. and so we had a bill of right
for inspiration and substance on their declaration, state of virginia. and when the convention was over, mason was a member of the virginia delegation would not sign the constitution. washington was infuriated. but this indicated a real problem. because if you didn't, the constitution does, wait into force when nine states ratified. if he didn't have virginia or new york, it didn't work. and so it came about, one of the great informal agreements in american legal history, there was an agreement, and in formal agreement, that if the constitution were ratified as written by the 1787 convention, that there would be a bill of rights. and statesmen, and they were statesmen in those days, kept their word. and so we had a bill of rights. and the result is we have a hamiltonian structure and a jeffersonian bill of rights. and i will mention just a few things about each of those. into force structure, they were different structures. but, of course, when the principal ones was the separation of powers and checks and balances. we use those terms often interchangeably. say separation of power check and ba
works well for massachusetts and new york. let's build on that. many of the bill of rights. george mason he gives u.s. virginia bill of rights. that's model for the federal bill of rights. abolition of slavery occurred in several states. and we have to study, you know, and make amendments. what has gone before us. we have the duty to the future, i think we danger it best when we actually are understanding or respectful of the past. that's part of the national archives is about. if i could just, on a personal note, tell you the story why i'm here. and justice thomas' presence needs no explanation. he's justice thomas. what the heck am i doing here? well, when i was 11 years old, i came to the national archives, and i got this document that is big, big verse of the emancipation proclamation, and it was edition of the emancipation proclamation. you can take a look at the 100th anniversary of september 1962 and the archives released that a special edition for kids like me. and i got my picture of maybe lincoln. i'm a lincoln man too. [laughter] you don't throw anything out. [laughter] >> i d
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